Mount Rainier was the nation’s fifth National Park, established 1899. During the Great Depression the New Deal’s Civilian Conservation Corps greatly aided the park’s development.
National Register of Historic Places nomination:
“In the 1930s, the CCC made further improvements on the landscaping of Longmire Meadow.”
http://fortress.wa.gov/dahp/wisaard/documents/RN/0/1/1580.pdf (page 44)
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 15, 2015.
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